Running 'Round the Ivory Tower

Running 'Round the Ivory Tower
August 4, 2010

As a black woman in political science, Terri E. Givens is constantly asked why her research expertise isn't what people expect.

July 9, 2010

The deaths of her mother and a close colleague leave Terri E. Givens reflecting on mourning and on life choices.

April 14, 2010

Terri Givens, back in the faculty ranks, considers what she learned and why (when the time is right) she may go back.

January 22, 2010

Terri E. Givens considers what to tell a would-be graduate student about the job market and life as an academic.

November 23, 2009

Graduate students and new faculty members will be helped in their careers by learning how their institutions work and how they can help shape policy, writes Terri Givens.

October 2, 2009

Terri Givens considers the lessons learned and confidence gained from those who encouraged her -- and her obligation to do the same for others.

August 10, 2009

New assistant professors, plotting their paths to tenure, need to remember that the road is rarely smooth, writes Terri E. Givens.

July 24, 2009

Terri E. Givens considers why she took a vice provost's position -- and why she's going back to the faculty, at least for now.

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